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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-25-2013, 08:01 PM
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Posted By Gopedude
yes, i read the description. BUT, i wanted to...

yes, i read the description. BUT, i wanted to make sure it was the real thing and not some cheap knockoff.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-25-2013, 08:00 PM
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Posted By Gopedude
thats what i meant..... didnt mean to confuse. ...

thats what i meant..... didnt mean to confuse.
no, i havent installed a jackshaft.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-25-2013, 08:47 AM
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Posted By Gopedude
the rear wheels do not have bearings. I've...

the rear wheels do not have bearings.

I've decided to go with a TC in replacement of the centrifugal clutch.

I have it geared at 10:54 currently, and would prefer more torque than the speed. I...
Forum: Electric Projects 07-22-2013, 09:17 PM
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Views: 2,612
Posted By Gopedude
you should be able to overvolt the motor up to...

you should be able to overvolt the motor up to twice its rated voltage. Now, i wouldnt run it for long at top speed, but it probably wont hurt it if you do short bursts of the full 2X voltage.

I...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-22-2013, 07:49 PM
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Posted By Gopedude
no key. nor is there a slot for a key.

no key. nor is there a slot for a key.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-22-2013, 07:48 PM
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Posted By Gopedude
its too dark to take a pic now. Ill get one on...

its too dark to take a pic now. Ill get one on here tomorrow.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-21-2013, 09:35 AM
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Posted By Gopedude
But why is the sprocket on the axle???

But why is the sprocket on the axle???
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-21-2013, 07:37 AM
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Posted By Gopedude
Well i had to buy a new carb, chain and clutch...

Well i had to buy a new carb, chain and clutch then it ran fine.
The kart is a live axle setup, but only one wheel is attached to the axle. The other wheel can free spin on the axle, which is...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 07-11-2013, 01:08 PM
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Views: 6,551
Posted By Gopedude
Nice kart. I wish mine turned out like yours...

Nice kart. I wish mine turned out like yours :lolgoku:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-08-2013, 10:07 PM
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Posted By Gopedude
Ah ok. That makes sense.

Ah ok. That makes sense.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-08-2013, 10:06 PM
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Posted By Gopedude
Shame. I wanted the wooden route :idea2:

Shame. I wanted the wooden route :idea2:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-08-2013, 07:04 PM
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Posted By Gopedude
So are there kits that i can buy that bolt on to...

So are there kits that i can buy that bolt on to the frame?

Also, ive been thinking about installing a torque converter instead of using the centrifugal clutch. A torque converter requires a...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-08-2013, 06:23 PM
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Posted By Gopedude
I am new to the karting world, so im not familiar...

I am new to the karting world, so im not familiar with everything. Jackshafts happen to be one.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-08-2013, 12:01 PM
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Posted By Gopedude
Thats wht i was thinking. The sprocket is already...

Thats wht i was thinking. The sprocket is already pretty close to the ground, so a 60 tooth would be cutting it close.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-05-2013, 07:34 PM
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Posted By Gopedude
Fixed :thumbsup:

Fixed :thumbsup:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-05-2013, 06:08 PM
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Posted By Gopedude
Yep. And they were about $33 bucks a piece. I got...

Yep. And they were about $33 bucks a piece. I got some extra thick ones though. Luckily, theres a store a mile away from my house that carries every part i would need.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-05-2013, 11:11 AM
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Posted By Gopedude
Just checked the gearing. 10:54 and 16 inch tires.

Just checked the gearing. 10:54 and 16 inch tires.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-05-2013, 10:53 AM
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Posted By Gopedude
Uh, i know how to check spark.

Uh, i know how to check spark.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-05-2013, 10:52 AM
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Posted By Gopedude
My kart right now is setup with a cent. Clutch...

My kart right now is setup with a cent. Clutch connecting to a sprocket on the axle. I plan to jusf replace the clutch with a new one, because it sounds easiest and is my cheapest option.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-04-2013, 11:35 PM
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Posted By Gopedude
thanks for all the help. On the carb issue,...

thanks for all the help.

On the carb issue, i think the centrifugal clutch is the problem here.
im going to gopowersports tomorrow to pick me up a new one.
Also, i cant find the front tires i...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-04-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,778
Posted By Gopedude
Dont mean to thread jack, but since i live in...

Dont mean to thread jack, but since i live in keller, what is the place to get parts called?
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-04-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 70
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Posted By Gopedude
And, it took a half hour to get back on. So...

And, it took a half hour to get back on.

So we finally fired it up, and it idled great. Went to give it gas and the engine almost died from pushing the pedal. The kart didnt move and the cent....
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-04-2013, 06:24 PM
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Posted By Gopedude
It was held down with clamps... No bolts or...

It was held down with clamps... No bolts or screws at all. Very strange. Took me and my dad almost an hour to get it off tho :censored:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-04-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,299
Posted By Gopedude
i got it to start after spraying starting fluid...

i got it to start after spraying starting fluid once again, and it idled for about 10 seconds, then died. Found out the gas line i put in, was crimped and when i moved it, it completey snapped off....
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-04-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,299
Posted By Gopedude
Yep its a live axle which i like. I dumped out...

Yep its a live axle which i like.
I dumped out the gas, put in new, cleaned the carb, checked the oil, put in a new gas line, but it would only start on starting fluid. Once it started, it would run...
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